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Horse trainer’s career in tatters

August 30, 2018 | By More
Horse trainer’s career in tatters

A horse trainer’s career is likely in tatters – she may be banned from all racecourses – after her conviction for what she thought was going to be a cannabis burglary.

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200kmh crash driver described as ‘idiot’

August 29, 2018 | By More
200kmh crash driver described as ‘idiot’

The father of a 32-year-old woman passenger killed in a high-speed crash near Burnham, told the Christchurch District Court that she was “killed by the actions of an idiot”.

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Alleged chase driver denies charges

August 28, 2018 | By More
Alleged chase driver denies charges

A 37-year-old man arrested after an alleged “low speed” pursuit across Christchurch four weeks ago is denying all charges.

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Previous manslaughter offender jailed for street assault

August 25, 2018 | By More
Previous manslaughter offender jailed for street assault

Seven years after his jailing for a one-punch manslaughter in a Dunedin McDonalds, Matthew Bryce Larson has been imprisoned again for a head-kick after an argument at a Christchurch bar.

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Woman faces $347,000 benefit fraud bill

August 23, 2018 | By More
Woman faces $347,000 benefit fraud bill

A 70-year-old retired hospital worker faces a $347,408 bill after 20 years of benefit fraud.

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Teacher faces sex charges

August 22, 2018 | By More
Teacher faces sex charges

A Christchurch teacher in his 60s has been remanded on 17 sexual abuse charges, some dating back 14 years.

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Teen admits manslaughter charge

August 22, 2018 | By More
Teen admits manslaughter charge

A teenager has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for his role in the death of a man who was found injured in a Sumner carpark in March 2017 and later died in hospital.

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Suppression lifts on Greymouth murder accused

August 21, 2018 | By More
Suppression lifts on Greymouth murder accused

Name suppression has lifted on a 17-year-old charged with the murder of Cyrus Alexis Alupis, who was stabbed to death in Greymouth last month.

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Woman involved children in thieving

August 17, 2018 | By More
Woman involved children in thieving

A 31-year-old woman who got children involved in her organised shoplifting has been jailed for four years six months.

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Shoplifter admits grab-and-run raids

August 16, 2018 | By More
Shoplifter admits grab-and-run raids

A woman who shoplifted a swimming pool has admitted 24 charges and is due for sentencing in November in the Christchurch District Court.

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